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Votes loom on the future of New Caledonia and Bougainville

Fraenkel, Jon


IT HAS been six years since the birth of the world’s youngest country, South Sudan, in 2011. It may soon have some younger siblings. The Pacific island of New Caledonia is due to hold a referendum on independence from France by November next year; Bougainville, 1,200 miles to the north (see map), is supposed to vote on separation from Papua New Guinea in 2019. The timing of the two referendums was fixed decades ago, to defuse long-festering conflicts. But the approach of the appointed time is...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-04-06
Type: Newspaper/magazine article
Source: The Economist


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